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Dean Martin Verhoeven: The real value of and need for a liberal arts education

Apr 5, 2020

Dean of Academics Martin Verhoven offered the following remarks at a University-wide town hall on April 2, 2020.In the last few weeks, I have been thinking how for me the real value of and need for a...

Professor Doug Powers: How can I make sense of what’s going on right now?

Apr 5, 2020

We asked Professor Doug Powers for advice on the current COVID-19 situation. The following is his resposne:How can I make sense of what’s going on right now? For cultivators, there should be...

8 Ways to Stay Grounded in Uncertain Times

Apr 5, 2020

The Christian contemplative Thomas Merton says the secret to getting through difficult and desperate moments is humility–A [person] who is truly humble cannot despair, because in the humble person...

Alumni Spotlight: Ken Cannata, BA '09, MA '18

Apr 5, 2020

The following is an interview with Ken Cannata, 2009 graduate of the BA program and 2018 graduate of the MA program.What are you currently up to? Quite a lot it feels like! I'm an...

A Message from President Susan Rounds

Apr 5, 2020

The universe is changing; our life is what our thoughts make it.Marcus AureliusThese words from across centuries speak to us today as perhaps never before. Change has come to every community, every...

March in Photos

Apr 5, 2020

Enjoy photos of recent events, our beautiful campus, and our wonderful community.

Alumni Spotlight: Petra Lamberson, MA '16

Mar 2, 2020

The following is an interview with Petra Lamberson, a 2016 graduate of the MA program.What are you currently up to? I'm in my second year of an MA/PhD program at UC Berkeley, in the Department...

DRBU and CTTB host District 1 Candidate Forum

Mar 2, 2020

Dharma Realm Buddhist University and the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas hosted a Candidate Forum for Mendocino County District 1 supervisor, the district that includes our campus. With the election...

3 Unexpected Things to Replace Your Morning Coffee With

Mar 2, 2020

Waking up is hard!Some of us dive into a cup of coffee first thing in the morning; others prefer a nice cup of tea.Our DRBU students, however, may surprise you with these three effective ways to...

Professor Doug Powers: What is suffering?

Mar 2, 2020

We asked Professor Doug Powers the following questions: What is the suffering that the Buddha talks about? Do I have to ride the waves of emotions at all times in my life? The following is his...